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What does the name "Poppy" mean?

Poppy (Latin): From the Flower

The name "Poppy" is of Latin origin and it means "From the Flower". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

P is for peer, you have few equals.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yppop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ppopy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Poppy" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Poppy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,813 babies born with the name Poppy in the United States. That's more than enough Poppies to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1919 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Poppy" was in 2014 with a total of 244 babies.

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Poppy" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of only 41 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Poppy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Poppy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Poppy

Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Poppy was born in 1972 as Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Poppy Rogers

Poppy Rogers is a theatre producer. Poppy was born in 1992.


Past life for Poppy born Aug 14, 1937

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.